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Stratford, Texas
April 18, 1935

dust storm

n.
A severe windstorm that sweeps clouds of dust across an extensive area, especially in an arid region.
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dust storm

n
1. (Physical Geography) a windstorm that whips up clouds of dust
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dust′ storm`

or dust′storm`,


n.
a storm of strong winds and dust-filled air over normally arable land during a period of drought (disting. from sandstorm).
[1875–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dust storm - a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sanddust storm - a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand; "it was the kind of duster not experienced in years"
windstorm - a storm consisting of violent winds
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Translations

dust storm

ntempesta di sabbia
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